O'Malley added that the Department of Homeland Security "acted within its lawful authority in deciding to wind down DACA in an orderly manner" and looked forward to vindicating its position in future litigation.
"Today's ruling reflects. the illegality of the Trump administration's move to rescind DACA". But on January 9, US District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco ordered the administration to partially revive the program and resume accepting renewal applications, finding that the challengers who sued over the rescission were likely to succeed in arguing that it was "arbitrary and capricious".
A Brooklyn federal judge is blocking the Trump Administration from pulling back the Dreamers immigration program, saying the government did not provide adequate explanations for the abrupt about-face.
Democrats have said they could go along with Mr. Trump's call for a $25 billion border security fund, in exchange for a path to citizenship for illegal immigrant Dreamers - but have resisted extra provisions, arguing those are better dealt with in a broader immigration reform measure.
DACA recipients serving in the military.
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The ruling comes three days before the United States supreme court is set to consider at a private conference whether to hear a Trump administration appeal of Alsup's ruling.
Senate Republicans have urged lawmakers to continue to focus on ending the DACA programme by 5 March but Garaufis' ruling, coupled with that of Alsup, could lead to that deadline being missed.
NY state attorney-general Eric Schneiderman, who leads a coalition of 17 attorneys general who sued to protect DACA and Dreamers, hailed Garaufis's decision as a "victory".
"The federal government took the odd step of seeking an immediate appeal to the supreme court and this Friday we will know if it accepts it or not", said the lawyer.
Garaufis said the Trump administration relied on an "erroneous" belief the program was unconstitutional.
The case landed in the NY court after, when on September 5th Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the administration would end DACA on March 5th, NY Attorney Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against the federal government saying the DACA repeal was based on "racial animus" against Latinos.
They are trying to come up with a solution on March 5th, when the DACA program protecting dreamers is supposed to end.